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Teaching Reading EDU 230

Formerly Methods: Teaching Reading EDU 230; also Methods: Teaching Reading
Location: 
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
Length: 
Version 1: 45 hours (5 - 15 weeks). Version 2: 45 hours (5 to 12 weeks).
Dates: 
Version 1: June 2001 - March 2007. Version 2: April 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use direct instruction techniques in early reading experiences; identify various reading perspectives, models, and methods; apply decoding processes through phonetic, structural, and contextual analyses; plan various activities to aid in vocabulary expansion and reading comprehension skills; and create meaningful reading and writing experiences.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Major topics covered in the course are reading in 5 areas including: direct instruction reading approach, early reading and the first months of reading instruction with predictable word lists, decoding through phonetic analysis, structural analysis and contextual analysis. Other topics include comprehension and other reading perspectives, methodologies and activities. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, role play, collaborative learning and practical experience. Evaluation criteria include tests, projects and presentations. Version 2: Major topics covered in the course are reading in 5 areas including direct instruction reading approach, early reading and the first months of reading instruction with predictable word lists, decoding through phonetic analysis, structural analysis and contextual analysis. Other topics focus on comprehension and other reading perspectives, methodologies and activities. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, role play, practicum,and collaborative leaning. Evaluation examinations, case studies, presentations, demonstrations, and projects.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in the Teaching of Reading or Methods of Teaching Reading (12/03) (4/07) (11/10) (10/15 revalidation).

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